Meaning of PREDICTOR in English

PREDICTOR

/ prɪˈdɪktə(r); NAmE / noun

( formal ) something that can show what will happen in the future :

Cholesterol level is not a strong predictor of heart disease in women.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.